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Football Hooligans Fight During Preston vs Blackpool Cup Match

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The dark old days of English football hooliganism reared its ugly head once again as hooligans fought during Preston and Blackpool's heated Capital One Cup clash on Monday night. Tom Clarke's winning strike three minutes from time helped Preston eliminate bitter rivals Blackpool at Deepdale. The ensuing finale whistle sparked ugly scenes with fans from [.

Steward Gets Trampled By Horse During Pitch Invasion at Preston-Blackpool Match [VIDEO]

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A steward was trampled by a horse Monday night after Preston North End supporters invaded the pitch to celebrate their Lancashire derby 1-0 win against Blackpool in the first round of the Capital One Cup.

Preston grabbed a late winner after Tom Clarke scored at Deepdale in the 87th minute. But after the final whistle blew, hundreds of Preston supporters invaded the pitch to rub the victory in to the away end of Blackpool fans.

The Thursday Preview: Carlisle Vs Preston

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After two calendar years of last-minute cramming and form-checking, this ditty on the Boxing Day derby between Preston and Carlisle will be our last Thursday Preview. With a new platform less than two weeks away, we've decided to refocus our efforts, leaving the Monday Profile as the sole weekly column on TTU.

The Thursday Preview: Carlisle Vs Preston

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[A]fter two calendar years of last-minute cramming and form-checking, this ditty on the Boxing Day derby between Preston and Carlisle will be our last Thursday Preview. With a new platform less than two weeks away, we've decided to refocus our efforts, leaving the Monday Profile as the sole weekly column on TTU.

The Thursday Preview: Carlisle Vs Preston

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After two calendar years of last-minute cramming and form-checking, this ditty on the Boxing Day derby between Preston and Carlisle will be our last Thursday Preview. With a new platform less than two weeks away, we've decided to refocus our efforts, leaving the Monday Profile as the sole weekly column on TTU.

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New Manchester City keeper Richard Wright’s homesickness threshold is mapped

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Goalkeeper Richard Wright is a surprise signing for Manchester City, not least because he quit Preston last month citing homesickness. After just a few days at Deepdale, he said: "I've only been away from home for a few days and I know already that I cannot live that far away from my family." Wright's clan [.

Captain Blade to rescue of feathered rival

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LONDON, England  — Soccer clubs have enough trouble keeping their players in line. Now they must contend with disruptive mascots. An English league match was briefly delayed Monday by a mascot staging a sit-down protest in support of a feathered rival, Sky Sports reported. Preston's Deepdale Duck caused a flap on Saturday by reportedly trying [.

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Black-And-White Snapshot: Preston’s Alex Dawson & George Ross Hit The Showers, 1964

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By Chris Wright

Back when men were men and nothing was thought of a bit of willy-flicking in the communal post-match shower, here's Preston North End's handsome Scottish pair; Alex 'The Black Prince of Deepdale' Dawson and George 'No Nickname' Ross (aged a frankly unbelievable 24 and 21 at the time), celebrating their FA Cup semi-final win over Swansea as nature intended.

David Healy learns that celebrating goals against your old club can have consequences

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Whether footballers should celebrate goals they score against their former clubs has always seemed like an odd debate that places far too much importance on a relatively insignificant issue, but Northern Ireland striker David Healy is learning that such an act can serve as the basis for karmic retribution even years later.

Striker Backs Exeter City To Spring Carling Cup Shock Against Liverpool

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Striker Daniel Nardiello says there is no reason why Exeter City can't recreate one of the greatest moments of his career against Liverpool tomorrow.
The former Manchester United trainee was in the Barnsley side which completed a huge FA Cup shock when they beat the Reds 2-1 at Anfield in 2008, thanks to Brian Howard's dramatic injury-time winner in front of the Kop.

The Twohundredpercent Play-Off Jamboree: Swansea City 3-1 Nottingham Forest (3-1 Agg)

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Thirty years ago, the football world was a very different place. What we now take to be the Premier League was still the First Division of the Football League, three points for a win were just about to be introduced as Aston Villa won their first league championship since 1910, having fielded just fourteen players all season, and Nottingham Forest had surrendered their name as the champions of Europe after two years with a 2-0 aggregate defeat at the hands of CSKA Sofia in the First Round of the European Cup the previous September, but still finished the season in a creditable seventh place in the table.

PNE 1 - Leeds United 2

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There was a battle of National Teamers Abroad clubs in England's Championship on Tuesday. Eddie Johnson started for Preston North End and Eric Lichaj went the distance for Leeds, with United getting the 2-1 win at Deepdale. Leeds were already up two goals when Iain Hume scored for Preston in the 63rd minute.

PNE clinch Fulham loan deal

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Preston North End have clinched the signing of Fulham striker Eddie Johnson on loan. The American international has found playing time hard to come by at Craven Cottage, and his loan move to PNE represents a chance to prove himself in England.

"He has been renowned for goalscoring at many levels," PNE boss Phil Brown said of his new loanee.

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Liverpool Striker Joins Preston

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Preston have agreed the free-transfer signing of Liverpool youngster David Amoo.
The 21-year-old striker will sign a one-year contract at Deepdale after his current Reds deal runs out at the end of June.
Amoo recently completed a successful year-long loan spell with Bury, where he scored four goals including the winner against North End at Gigg Lane in November.

Liverpool Tipped To Swoop For Ferguson Prodigy

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Liverpool is preparing a bid for Preston teenager Adam Barton, according to The Mirror.
The 19-year-old Northern Irishman is hot property after a string of impressive performances for the Championship side and now - reports The Mirror - he could be set to leave Deepdale in January.
Barton was given his chance in the first team by former Preston boss Darren Ferguson and the midfielder's commanding debut led his manager to wax lyrical - something the starlet was overwhelmed by.

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First women’s soccer team in Philly, 1922

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Women's soccer has come a long way. In Philadelphia in 1922, it came all the way from England.

Why Wright Is Not Necessarily Wrong For Man City

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By Daniel Storey

Feels so Wright, it can't be wrong

During each and every window there is at least one signing that raises an eyebrow, a deal that takes us outside our footballing comfort zone. Be it Michael Owen's move to Manchester United or Bayern Munich deciding to recruit Dale Jennings from Tranmere, clubs will continue to upset our notion of the footballing norm.

Graham Alexander retires after 1023 matches… in style

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Graham Alexander is a true legend. After moving from Burnley to nearby Preston, the 40-year-old Scotsman retired from professional football yesterday after 1023 matches, after Preston's last game of the season against Charlton Athletic at Deepdale. Thankfully, the game was memorable for the veteran. He was brought on by manager Graham Westley in the 83rd [.

Preston North End vs. Forest preview..

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Ah, the FA Cup weekend is upon us. Without being disrespectful to our hosts, not the most interesting of ties (I imagine they probably feel the same way!). Preston are struggling at the foot of the Championship and have just appointed former Hull boss Phil Brown to try to stop the rot at Deepdale.